Streaming on Netflix: Miss Lovely’s director Ashim Ahluwalia

Director, Ashim Ahluwalia—whose first feature film, Miss Lovely, currently streaming on Netflix—is not your typical Bollywood director.  I interviewed Ahluwalia last year and he was not what I expected, as I anticipated meeting the next big blockbuster Bollywood director.  He’s a down-to-earth guy, well-informed and totally aware of his field, and passionate about making movies that […]

Making Movies that Matter: Interview with director of Miss Lovely, Ashim Ahluwalia

Niharika Singh I recently sat down to chat with director, Ashim Ahluwalia, whose first feature film, Miss Lovely, recently opened in New York City.  I was pleasantly surprised to discover that Ahluwalia is not what I expected, as I anticipated meeting the next big Bollywood director.  He’s a director’s director, a down-to-earth guy, well-informed on […]

Movie-Still Monday: Sholay (1975)

Amitabh Bachchan, Sholay (1975) Sholay, released in 1975, directed by Ramesh Sippy remains as one of India’s great classic films and stars Amitabh Bachchan and Dharmendra Sanjeev Kumar. Reminiscent of Sergio Leone style westerns, Sholay is an epic, action-adventure, musical, drama that—at its core—is about friendship.  Sholay was recently rereleased in 3D Like us, […]